Wits Human Resources makes use of integrated on-line recruiting software to manage all their vacancies. Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the new iRecruitment link  in order to create their profile or visit the advertised Jobs listed in order to apply directly for the advertised job. 

Internal applicants
To view a full list of internal vacancies click on the following link and follow the ‘Apply for Job’ navigation :

External applicants
Click on the advertised Job links below to be re-directed to the on-line recruiting system. All applications are to be made via on-line application. In the event of Technical Difficulties contact: Ms Refilwe Ngwenya,

21st Century Institute vacancies
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Academic Vacancies

PositionDepartmentClosing Date
Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer (Heterogeneous Catalysis) (NS.06.3) School of Chemistry 31 Jan 2015
Lecturer and/or Senior Lecturer (AC.07.4) School of Architecture and Planning 31 Jan 2015
Junior Researcher (Part Time Contract) (AD.09.4) Centre for Researching Education and Labour 31 Jan 2015
Post - Doctoral Fellowship (EN.09.4) School of Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering 31 Jan 2015
PROJECT ASSISTANT (AD08) 40% (AD.08.4) Faculty Research (FRC) 06 Feb 2015
Deputy Director & Head E-Learning (AD.06.3) Centre for Learning, Teaching & Development 09 Feb 2015
Gender Researcher (AC.08.4) Centre for Applied Legal Studies 10 Feb 2015
Internship (50% Position) - 1 year contract (AC.09.4) Centre for Researching Education and Labour 13 Feb 2015
2 x Language Teacher Trainers (2 Year Grant Funded Position) (AC.09.4) Wits Language School 13 Feb 2015
Taco Kuiper Chair / Fellow in Investigative Journalism (AC.06.3) School of Literature, Language and Media 13 Feb 2015
Research Assistants (x 2) - Vocational Education (AC.09.4) Wits School of Education 13 Feb 2015
DATA SCIENTIST (AC.09.4) Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit 31 Dec 2019

Support Vacancies

PositionDepartmentClosing Date
E-Learning & I-Repository Librarian (LB.09.4) Library Education and Training 06 Feb 2015
Administrative Officer (AD.10.4) Centre for Part-Time Studies 06 Feb 2015
Finance Manager (AD.07.4) Graduate School of Business Administration 06 Feb 2015
Senior Finance Officer (AD.08.4) Campus Control 08 Feb 2015
Finance Administrative Assistant (AD.11.4) Services 08 Feb 2015
Team Leader in eLearning Unit (IT07) (IT.07.4) eLearning Support and Innovation Unit 09 Feb 2015
Instructional Designer in eLearning Unit (IT08) (IT.08.4) DVC (Knowledge and Information Management) 09 Feb 2015
Tean Leader in eLearning (IT.07.4) DVC (Knowledge and Information Management) 09 Feb 2015
Instructional Designer in eLearning Unit (IT.08.4) DVC (Knowledge and Information Management) 09 Feb 2015
ASSOCIATE RESEARCH OFFICER(30%) (AC.09.4) School of Physiology 10 Feb 2015
Senior Support Consultant (IT.09.4) Library 11 Feb 2015
Executive Secretary to Senior Director (SE.10.4) Human Resources 11 Feb 2015
Senior Account Executive (AD.07.4) Graduate School of Business Administration 13 Feb 2015